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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
Of course David is right that technically it is...

Of course David is right that technically it is better to use a meter. However, with these old cameras the question is how precise the shutters are. That is why I suggest to use only 1/100 of a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
Merci Pan! Erik.

Merci Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you! Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5,...

Thank you!

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great pictures, Pan! Erik.

Great pictures, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
Outside, I always use 1/100th of a second. I only...

Outside, I always use 1/100th of a second. I only change the f-stop. If it is dark, I open it a bit and if there is enough light I close it a bit.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
I never use a lightmeter. Lightmeters only keep...

I never use a lightmeter. Lightmeters only keep you away from looking at the subject and they make you to forget to shoot at the right moment.

Leica III, Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan, this is not a print, but a scan...

Thank you, Pan, this is not a print, but a scan of the negative. The photo paper that I always use, Adox MCC 110, is sold out at the moment.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shot, Pan! Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4...

Great shot, Pan!

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,045
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Elmar 35mm f/3.5 is perhaps the tiniest of...

The Elmar 35mm f/3.5 is perhaps the tiniest of them all, but is a great lens.

Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, the guttapercha of the III gets brown when...

Yes, the guttapercha of the III gets brown when exposed to daylight for a long time, but it gets darker again in the dark. Why the guttapercha of the other Leicas does not change in color I don't...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,029
Posted By Erik van Straten
I agree with Maddoc here that a Leica III is a...

I agree with Maddoc here that a Leica III is a much better user camera than the Leica II.

Get a black and nickel one. How nice it is to have a black paint Leica for so little money. The III is...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 5 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 2,821
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is not hard to shoot film. What is nice, is...

It is not hard to shoot film. What is nice, is that you can make gelatine/silver split grade prints from negatives on film. As far as I know, split grade is not available digital.

Leica III...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,716
Posted By Erik van Straten
I guess she did it with her iPhone. This is...

I guess she did it with her iPhone.



This is very well possible.

The collapsible lens derived from the idea that it should be possible to put a camera in a pocket. Actually I have never seen a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By Erik van Straten
I prefer the Leica III black/nickel. I like black...

I prefer the Leica III black/nickel. I like black painted cameras, that is one point, but the other point is the enlarged rangefinder (compared to the Leica II). The image of the rangefinder of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,716
Posted By Erik van Straten
In fact only some cleaning was necessary. Some...

In fact only some cleaning was necessary. Some glue scraps had ended up in the film room. I tried to blow that out, but the stuff came through the edges along the top cover into the viewfinder and...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 2,821
Posted By Erik van Straten
I shoot film (B+W) because I can make...

I shoot film (B+W) because I can make silver-gelatine prints from the negatives. That is the only reason.

Erik.


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,716
Posted By Erik van Straten
Hi Dave, here you are, after ten years of...

Hi Dave, here you are, after ten years of intensive use my camera was cleaned by Cathy Kuiper from Will van Manen Cameraservice. Now the camera works like new again.


The first...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,716
Posted By Erik van Straten
I don't think so, these black camera's were...

I don't think so, these black camera's were professionally used.



Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,742,027
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY. In fact the...

Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY.

In fact the Summar is a lens with a great bo-keh.

Erik.

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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shot! Erik.

Great shot!

Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 635
Views: 53,399
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
I'm happy that mine focuses correct. Leica M2,...

I'm happy that mine focuses correct.

Leica M2, Summar 50mm f/2 nickel, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Summar is in the book of Noboyuki; it is in...

The Summar is in the book of Noboyuki; it is in the chapter of the Summitar: the same construction.


Erik.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
I think so, but then it would be impossible to...

I think so, but then it would be impossible to align the engraved infinity mark with the engraved index! And the three (sometimes five) big screws on the bottom of the helicoid could not be replaced...
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,742,027
Posted By Erik van Straten
Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim...

Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim (1964).

Erik.

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Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,742,027
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkor-S.C 1:1.4 f=5cm All Black (1953). Erik. ...

Nikkor-S.C 1:1.4 f=5cm All Black (1953).

Erik.

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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
Most probably yes, but it is strange that the...

Most probably yes, but it is strange that the lens is not correct. Maybe it is tampered with. To reposition the lens elements is not a DIY-job.

The three small screws go into holes to hold the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
I don't think this is a DIY-job. The elements...

I don't think this is a DIY-job. The elements must be repositioned.

Maybe the lens was in the past adapted to another camera. If the lens is coated, it was surely updated in the fifties as...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
The three small screws on the lens tube fix the...

The three small screws on the lens tube fix the position of the whole lens group, but not that of the front lens. The front lens can be removed - like a filter - if the small setscrew in the name...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
The elephants are great. Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

The elephants are great.

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great piece, Brett. I agree for 100%. I may add...

Great piece, Brett. I agree for 100%.

I may add some practical things for Leica - screw and M - lenses only.

To check the focus of a Leica lens and its coupling to the rangefinder the best thing...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 606
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe you can shim the optical unit, so moving...

Maybe you can shim the optical unit, so moving the optics a little bit backward or forward.

If I was you I would not touch the focusing curve in the lens mount because it is in principle...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,108
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is what a film M-Leica does in 2019 with a...

This is what a film M-Leica does in 2019 with a 1959 50mm f/1.4 lens at full aperture.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,374
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 418
Views: 179,794
Posted By Erik van Straten
For many years, the price of this lens was about...

For many years, the price of this lens was about the same.

Maybe because it is a black paint lens the price is increasing now. The price of black paint lenses from Leitz are still rising too.

Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.


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Forum: Optics Theory - 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,742,027
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1,...

Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica M2, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,374
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M5, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica M5, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,374
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica MP, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 3,319
Posted By Erik van Straten
My view. Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid,...

My view.

Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, you are right, the large one is the FLQOO...

Yes, you are right, the large one is the FLQOO and the short one is the FOOKH.
I'm getting old I guess.
For the Elmar 35mm f/3.5 the FLQOO is the best.

Leica II, Elmar 35mm f/3.5 thick cam,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,105
Posted By Erik van Straten
The camera was recently cla'd by Cathy Kuiper...

The camera was recently cla'd by Cathy Kuiper from Will van Manen camera-service. She did a wonderful job!


Erik.


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 319
Views: 32,222
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M2, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 976
Views: 190,456
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48746213447_aaee1728ab_b.jpg


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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 4,200
Posted By Erik van Straten
I know Erwin Puts. He only has a Leica CL with a...

I know Erwin Puts. He only has a Leica CL with a 40mm Summicron. He is not a photographer at all.


Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is it: ...

This is it:

https://flashbackcamera.jp/photogall...ist_type=alpha (https://flashbackcamera.jp/photogallery/?title_list_type=alpha)
Forum: Optics Theory - 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Erik van Straten
I find this a nice bo ke. Uncoated lens. Leica...

I find this a nice bo ke. Uncoated lens.

Leica IA (1928), Elmar 50mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Zeiss Contax 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By Erik van Straten
Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 962
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is what many copyists of Leica stuff have...

This is what many copyists of Leica stuff have been thinking.


Erik.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By Erik van Straten
Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux steelrim 35mm f/1.4,...

Leica MP, Summilux steelrim 35mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,554
Posted By Erik van Straten
Cartier-Bresson used a 50mm 95% of the time. The...

Cartier-Bresson used a 50mm 95% of the time. The remaining 5% is for a 35mm.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 319
Views: 32,222
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, in fact a view camera is the same thing as a...

Yes, in fact a view camera is the same thing as a camera obscura.


The method of squaring the paper to enlarge a drawing is very old. Many things from the past that we now see as simple solutions...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 319
Views: 32,222
Posted By Erik van Straten
Just Google: ingres portrait drawings He made...

Just Google: ingres portrait drawings

He made about 400 of them, from 1804 until 1860, with a pencil (graphite) that was invented by Conté in 1780.

Recent research suggest that he used a camera...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 319
Views: 32,222
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe she was wearing contact lenses in the first...

Maybe she was wearing contact lenses in the first shot.

There is only one draftsman who could have put this beauty on paper: Ingres. Do you know his pencil portrait drawings? Most probably Ingres...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 319
Views: 32,222
Posted By Erik van Straten
Beautiful wife you have, Peter, really a great...

Beautiful wife you have, Peter, really a great beauty.

How did you get those highlights in her eyes with only "natural" light?

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,612
Views: 1,312,407
Posted By Erik van Straten
Lovely pictures, Jean Marc! Leica MP, Summilux...

Lovely pictures, Jean Marc!

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm steel rim 1964, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Chris Crawford 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 115
Views: 4,286
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Chris! Erik.

Thank you, Chris!


Erik.
Forum: Chris Crawford 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 115
Views: 4,286
Posted By Erik van Straten
Here's a bike shot with the 35mm Elmar (nickel...

Here's a bike shot with the 35mm Elmar (nickel uncoated) by me. Includes a rough pub too.

Leica M2, Elmar 35mm f/3.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 635
Views: 53,399
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim,...

Leica MP, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Chris Crawford 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 115
Views: 4,286
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great picture! Yes, the Elmar 35mm is a great...

Great picture!


Yes, the Elmar 35mm is a great lens, better in fact than the 50mm ...


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 230
Views: 16,636
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikon S2, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Nikon S2, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Zeiss Contax 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By Erik van Straten
After a few years intensive use, the camera will...

After a few years intensive use, the camera will look like this:


https://live.staticflickr.com/3748/32846172855_25589e9aee_b.jpg


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
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Very nice shot, Pan! Leica M3, Summicron 50mm...

Very nice shot, Pan!

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 319
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Nice shot, I love the Nokton f/1.1. Erik.

Nice shot, I love the Nokton f/1.1.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
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Thank you, Pan. It is a split grade print. It...

Thank you, Pan. It is a split grade print. It took me hours to get the right exposures (a split grade print is made with two exposures, a soft one and a hard one).


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
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Thank you, Pan. A shot from 1979. Shot with my...

Thank you, Pan. A shot from 1979. Shot with my first Summicron 50mm rigid, 1567871. I was deeply impressed by its performance after many years using only the Nikkor H Auto. Unfortunately a few years...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, small lenses are great on the M5. Erik.

Yes, small lenses are great on the M5.


Erik.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By Erik van Straten
I prefer the Nikon S2 in black. Erik.

I prefer the Nikon S2 in black.


Erik.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By Erik van Straten
I have this model in a very good condition, it is...

I have this model in a very good condition, it is model 4 (Kuc). Everything works as it should. It even has a flash synch, beautifully hidden behind the right strap lug connector.

All my other...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
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Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak Safety...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak Safety Film 5063 (=TriX) printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
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Is it OK now, Peter? The title of the picture...

Is it OK now, Peter?


The title of the picture is: Der deutsche Führer begleitet seine Mutter auf dem Oktoberfest.

Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
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Posted By Erik van Straten
I made this shot in München in about 1975. I...

I made this shot in München in about 1975. I think the man needed police protection because he was a look-alike of Hitler. Just imagine the guy with a small black moustache!


Yes, can be a good idea...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Trung! Erik.

Thank you, Trung!


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 319
Views: 32,222
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,026
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Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak...

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, Kodak 5063/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2019
Replies: 319
Views: 32,222
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-09-2019
Replies: 290
Views: 39,305
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Simon! Erik.

Thank you, Simon!


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-09-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you Pan. Scenes like this too: Nikkormat...

Thank you Pan. Scenes like this too:

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-09-2019
Replies: 290
Views: 39,305
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor P Auto 105mm f/2.5,...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor P Auto 105mm f/2.5, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

München 1975.

Erik.

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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-09-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is a nice exhibition, but if you are not...

It is a nice exhibition, but if you are not interested in the prints any book on Brassaï shows you the same.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Erik van Straten
My preference goes to the Leica III black/nickel....

My preference goes to the Leica III black/nickel. It has the enlarged rangefinder image and somehow the camera feels more solid. It has strap lugs , but I prefer to walk around with it in an eveready...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,374
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M5, Summilux 35mm steel rim 206XXXX,...

Leica M5, Summilux 35mm steel rim 206XXXX, Tmax400/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,374
Posted By Erik van Straten
This is about the highest number I have seen:...

This is about the highest number I have seen: 2166953 (not mine).



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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,672
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Posted By Erik van Straten
Great shots, Jean-Marc! This is the earliest...

Great shots, Jean-Marc!


This is the earliest Summilux 35 steel rim I've ever seen (not mine):


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2019
Replies: 290
Views: 39,305
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Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,672
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Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim v1...

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim v1 2060XXX (1964), Tmax400 printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,374
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you Larry! This lens is a great portrait...

Thank you Larry! This lens is a great portrait lens; I will see if I can print another portrait taken with this one.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-07-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,374
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim v1...

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 steel rim v1 2060XXX (1964), 400-2TMY printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-07-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,374
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 v1 steelrim 1777XXX...

Leica M2, Summilux 35mm f/1.4 v1 steelrim 1777XXX (1960), 400-2TMY printed on Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thanks! Erik.

Thanks!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox Mcc 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 991
Posted By Erik van Straten
In fact I can get a look of his results only for...

In fact I can get a look of his results only for a few seconds. Then the image is covered by some crazy advertisement. What I saw - I thought - is the result of incorrect development: the image looks...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 991
Posted By Erik van Straten
No, the modern TriX is a single layer film. The...

No, the modern TriX is a single layer film. The original TriX was a double layer film, one for the light tones and the other for the darker tones. The old TriX gives a very fine grain in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 991
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is better to work with a better developer,...

It is better to work with a better developer, like Ilford Perceptol. Truly great stuff. Use a good film, Kodak Tmax400 (400-2TMY). Very fine grain combined with high speed.



Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2019
Replies: 4,612
Views: 1,312,407
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Simon! Not published, only on flickr...

Thank you, Simon! Not published, only on flickr and here.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you very much, PRJ! Erik.

Thank you very much, PRJ!


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you Pan, a nice find in my negative files:...

Thank you Pan, a nice find in my negative files: Syracusa (Sicily) in 1973. Totally forgotten.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 4,612
Views: 1,312,407
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Deardorff! In the plastic bag is my...

Thank you, Deardorff!


In the plastic bag is my first chess-computer.



Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 4,612
Views: 1,312,407
Posted By Erik van Straten
Selfie with a friend in 1979. Leica M3,...

Selfie with a friend in 1979.

Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 rigid, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-04-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,449
Posted By Erik van Straten
A truly impressive performer! Erik.

A truly impressive performer!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Wow, that v1 was used a lot. Erik.

Wow, that v1 was used a lot.


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 179,794
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nice shot, Steve, do you remember at wich f-stop...

Nice shot, Steve, do you remember at wich f-stop you took this one?


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-02-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,276
Posted By Erik van Straten
Hard to believe, but good for me! Erik.

Hard to believe, but good for me!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,276
Posted By Erik van Straten
Raid, the numbers are around...

Raid, the numbers are around 3593xxx.




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Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,276
Posted By Erik van Straten
I have a black one, but I hate the bayonet on the...

I have a black one, but I hate the bayonet on the front (for mounting the shade), so I do not use it much.

Leica M2, Voigtländer Heliar 50mm f/2, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,276
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Heliar is absolutely not softish, but it's...

The Heliar is absolutely not softish, but it's character is what I would call "over corrected". Like many other modern Voigtländer lenses it is so much corrected that not much character of it's own...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-01-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you. PRJ! Erik.

Thank you. PRJ!


Erik.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-01-2019
Replies: 155
Views: 43,989
Posted By Erik van Straten
How good TriX and D76 actually were, in 1973...

How good TriX and D76 actually were, in 1973 ...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-01-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,276
Posted By Erik van Straten
Depends on the condition and if there are boxes...

Depends on the condition and if there are boxes etc. EUR 1.500/2.000. Very rare lens. I have one. A great shooter. Often seen on presentation Leica's M6.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,276
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, the Color-Skopar - not Color-Sropar - is...

Yes, the Color-Skopar - not Color-Sropar - is smaller, but is not an f/2 lens.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,276
Posted By Erik van Straten
There is a heavy Summicron 50mm version 4 in...

There is a heavy Summicron 50mm version 4 in chrome, German made. No built-in hood, supersmooth focusing movement, 0.7m closest distance. Rare, but worth looking for.


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-30-2019
Replies: 518
Views: 27,373
Posted By Erik van Straten
It seems - because the difference in dept of...

It seems - because the difference in dept of field - that these two shots are made with different f-stops. I think a comparison like this is only useful when both shots are made with the same f-stop....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-29-2019
Replies: 518
Views: 27,373
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, Raid is right, the flare is more pronounced...

Yes, Raid is right, the flare is more pronounced with the replica.


In the other tests the replica is not bad at all in my eyes.


Erik.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2019
Replies: 290
Views: 39,305
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-29-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Chris Crawford 09-29-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 4,286
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5 nickel uncoated,...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5 nickel uncoated, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Chris Crawford 09-28-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 4,286
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica III black and nickel, Elmar 50mm f/3.5...

Leica III black and nickel, Elmar 50mm f/3.5 nickel/uncoated, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summicron 35mm f/2 v4 chrome,...

Leica MP, Summicron 35mm f/2 v4 chrome, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015551381_6937df36c8_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
That's a great shot, Pan. Erik.

That's a great shot, Pan.



Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-27-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 179,794
Posted By Erik van Straten
Recently I've got a prewar Zeiss Sonnar (nickel...

Recently I've got a prewar Zeiss Sonnar (nickel uncoated) 50mm f/1.5. I use the lens without any problems on my S2. So the focusing differences between Nikon and Zeiss are minimal.


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-27-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 179,794
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, a great shot, Steve. Leica M2,...

Yes, a great shot, Steve.


Leica M2, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5,400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 (1), 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 (1), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-26-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-25-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...

Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48796125286_2e43abd203_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, but you only need two filters: 00 and 5....

Yes, but you only need two filters: 00 and 5. There are two exposures, usually a long one with the 00 to control the highlights and a short one with the 5 to determine the deep blacks. This way of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By Erik van Straten
There are so many possibilities with split grade...

There are so many possibilities with split grade printing, you can burn in the high lights with the hard filter if you like. There is no end to it. Fascinating, really.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Split grade printing. No burning or dodging...

Split grade printing. No burning or dodging necessary. Invented in the fifties by Pictorial Service in Paris.

There should be a possibility in Photoshop to create split grade printing digitally....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very good possible, in fact I was talking about...

Very good possible, in fact I was talking about the Delta 400, an error ... I'm sorry.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe 20 years ago or so the TriX has been...

Maybe 20 years ago or so the TriX has been changed from two layers - a sharp contrasty one and a soft one - into a single layer. Since then I didn't like it anymore. The effect became too graphical,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By Erik van Straten
It makes a difference if you only scan the...

It makes a difference if you only scan the negatives or if you make wet prints (silver/gelatine) directly from them.

The 400-2TMY is perfectly allright for split grade printing, anyway the best...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Maybe it smells digital -I never smell film- but...

Maybe it smells digital -I never smell film- but it doesn't look digital at all. Photography is about looking, isn't it?


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By Erik van Straten
The 400Tmax (400-2TMY) is simply the best B+W...

The 400Tmax (400-2TMY) is simply the best B+W film available today. I will never pay one cent more for Delta.


Erik.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 10,397
Posted By Erik van Straten
Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Contax G1, Planar 45mm f/2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 11,434
Posted By Erik van Straten
Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox...

Nikkormat FTn, Nikkor H Auto 50mm f/2, TriX/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48787302952_4b815cea76_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
Replies: 319
Views: 32,222
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110. ...

Leica M2, Summar, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,181
Posted By Erik van Straten
Film is fantastic, above all because you can make...

Film is fantastic, above all because you can make such nice prints from the negatives: gelatine silver ... The prints will outlive you many times.

...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-23-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,402
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,806
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-21-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By Erik van Straten
I agree with Michael here. The FOOKH is the most...

I agree with Michael here. The FOOKH is the most beautiful shade for the Elmar 35, but not only for the Elmar 35, also for the Elmar 50 and the Summar. It is wide enough for even the thickest fingers...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-20-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By Erik van Straten
The lens is very small, the lubricated mechanical...

The lens is very small, the lubricated mechanical parts are very close to the optical elements, so the evaporating solvents deposit on the lenses easily.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By Erik van Straten
I wish that was true, but the Elmar 35mm is...

I wish that was true, but the Elmar 35mm is really a very good lens, even by todays standards.


Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By Erik van Straten
The Elmar 35mm is an excellent lens....

The Elmar 35mm is an excellent lens.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By Erik van Straten
Yes, but the lever of the aperture is also very...

Yes, but the lever of the aperture is also very small. However, I've seen 35mm Elmars with very smooth aperture levers. If the glass is clear, I would leave the lever as it is, but if there is haze -...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By Erik van Straten
All the Elmars 35mm f/3.5 are a bit stiff; it is...

All the Elmars 35mm f/3.5 are a bit stiff; it is normal; they're small lenses, but have a double focusing thread: one for pulling the optical unit in and out and the other for moving the rangefinder...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-19-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 179,794
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica M3, Color-Skopar 50mm f/2.5, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-18-2019
Replies: 1,708
Views: 111,058
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY, Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-18-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-17-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,402
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-17-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-17-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-16-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Giulio! Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

Thank you, Giulio!



Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.


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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-16-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice shots, Kevin! Leica MP, Summilux 50mm...

Very nice shots, Kevin!

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm v1 chrome, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,627
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax400/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Plus X/Adox MCC...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Plus X/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,311
Posted By Erik van Straten
The M Leica was made from 1954 until now,...

The M Leica was made from 1954 until now, production continues, 65 years.


Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-15-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Pan, fantastic shot! Erik.

Pan, fantastic shot!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Paul, thanks! Ronald, how much does the current...

Paul, thanks!


Ronald, how much does the current Summilux 50mm f/1.4 weigh? The weight can be an issue. I any case it is larger than the v1 and v2. The v1 is 323 grammes and the v2 295...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-15-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC...

Leica II, Hektor 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax400/Adox...

Leica M3, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v2, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you! I like your shots very much! In the...

Thank you!


I like your shots very much! In the last one I see however some moiré from the scanner or the enlarger. To avoid this, it is sometimes useful to put the negative into the scanner or the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-14-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Great! Congratulations! I am also curious wich...

Great! Congratulations! I am also curious wich one you like the best in use.


Erik.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-14-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 721
Posted By Erik van Straten
It is better to turn the tank upside down once...

It is better to turn the tank upside down once every minute. Only right after the developer is poured into the tank you should use the agitator. This is the best way to get fresh developer on the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-13-2019
Replies: 1,708
Views: 111,058
Posted By Erik van Straten
[URL="https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW"] Really nice...

[URL="https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW"]

Really nice this one, wish I did it.

Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-13-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
Two...

Two lenses.


Erik.


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,932
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black,...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 black, 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.


Erik.


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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-13-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 179,794
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Pan! Erik.

Thank you, Pan!


Erik.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-13-2019
Replies: 418
Views: 179,794
Posted By Erik van Straten
Very nice, Steve! I can't stay behind. Leica...

Very nice, Steve! I can't stay behind.


Leica M3, Color Skopar 50mm f/2.5, Tmax400/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-13-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 721
Posted By Erik van Straten
Looks like airbubbles in the developer that stick...

Looks like airbubbles in the developer that stick to the film. When the developer is poured into the tank, tap the tank a few times on the workbench. Or turn the reel a few times when it is in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2019
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,105
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thanks all! Erik.

Thanks all!


Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
1645301- 1844000; 1844001 was the first...

1645301- 1844000; 1844001 was the first v2.

Erik.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2019
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,105
Posted By Erik van Straten
Thank you, Leicapixie, I feel honored. ...

Thank you, Leicapixie, I feel honored.

Erik.


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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
David Douglas Duncan had a lever mounted on his...

David Douglas Duncan had a lever mounted on his lens.

In the focusing ring of my lens two small holes were made, I think also for some kind of lever.

I have no difficulty with the focus throw, 180...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-12-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 4,857
Posted By Erik van Straten
My black copy is bitingly sharp at full aperture;...

My black copy is bitingly sharp at full aperture; the chrome lens less so.
Coating and f/stop leaves are different on the black lens. I think it is somehow tweaked for professional use.
I don't know...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2019
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,105
Posted By Erik van Straten
The collapsible was the favorite lens of...

The collapsible was the favorite lens of Cartier-Bresson.

Leica MP, Summicron 50mm f/2 collapsible LTM, Tmax400/Adox MCC...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2019
Replies: 1,015
Views: 370,037
Posted By Erik van Straten
Beautiful shots, Jean-Marc. Leica MP, Summilux...

Beautiful shots, Jean-Marc.

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,036
Posted By Erik van Straten
That he may rest in peace. Erik.

That he may rest in peace.


Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-10-2019
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,742,027
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,670
Posted By Erik van Straten
"The Americans" is fabulous, really one of the...

"The Americans" is fabulous, really one of the greatest photo books ever made.


Robert Frank, thank you.


Erik.
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-10-2019
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,742,027
Posted By Erik van Straten
Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black),...

Leica MP, Summilux 50mm f/1.4 v1 (black), 400-2TMY/Adox MCC 110.

Erik.

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